Medical Office Assistant

Deadline: Open
Location: Sioux Lookout, ONCommitment: Full Time

Under the direction of the Operations Supervisor, the Medical Office Assistant is responsible for performing a variety of medical office duties.


  • Diploma or certificate in Office Administration or equivalent
  • Strong computer skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office a must including Excel, Outlook, Word and Power Point
  • Possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both verbal and written)
  • Strong knowledge of office procedures and practices
  • Must provide an appropriate criminal records check
  • Proficient keyboarding skills (50 wpm)
  • Ability to meet aggressive deadlines and manage multiple priorities
  • Previous experience (minimum 1- 2 years) in a Medical Office is an asset
  • Proficient with medical terminology an asset
  • Knowledge of Health Records is an asset
  • Valid Class G Ontario driver’s license an asset
  • Previous experience working within an electronic medical record an asset
  • Superior time management and organizational skills; very detailed orientated
  • Must have experience and understanding of Native culture, and the geographic realities and social conditions within remote First Nation communities 
  • Must be willing to relocate and/or live in Sioux Lookout



  • Provide day to day administrative support to various departments; This may include maintain filing system, prepare, distribute and keep record of minutes, develop/draft documents and other related duties requested by the Operations Supervisor, Health Records Coordinator or Clinic Coordinator 
  • Data entry into Electronic Medical Records (EMR); Health Records Data
  • Order, track and maintain office supplies 
  • Process in and outgoing mail
  • Provide receptionist duties for the Northern Clinic 
  • Prepare documents for distribution; letters, memorandums, work plans, reports and confidential correspondence; 
  • Direct requests from inside and outside the agency for information to the appropriate personnel
  • Proficient with current electronic communication tools when necessary
  • Data entry and creating spreadsheets
  • Performing errands/duties at various sites as required
  • Professional integrity and the ability to maintain confidentiality is essential
  • Maintaining strict patient confidentiality and adhere to policies and procedures in regard to the Privacy Act
  • Any other duties or special projects assigned